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Bills and Resolutions, House of Representatives, 29th Congress

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Amendments Proposed by Mr. Houston to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. (H.R. 576)

Amendments. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 10) ''to grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes,'' reported the following amendments, viz: (H.R. 10)

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Amendments. Mr. Cummins offered the following amendments, to be proposed, when in order, to the bill (H. H. 556) to increase the pay of the noncommissioned officers, musicians, and privates of the army of the United States, and the militia and volunteers in the service of the ... (H.R. 556)

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Wentworth offered the following amendment, to be proposed when in order, to the bill ''making appropriations for the improvement of the Mississippi and other rivers.'' Amendment. (H.R. 624)

The Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 575) for the reduction of the costs and expenses of proceedings in admiralty against ships and vessels, reported it with the following Amendment. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 575)

Introduced on leave, by Mr. McDaniel, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. McDaniel, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported back the same without amendment, which was laid on the table. A Bill To authorize the Secretary of War to direct a competent officer of the Engineer Corps to make certain reconnoissances ... (H.R. 558)

Introduced on leave, by Mr. Morgan L. Martin, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To create an additional land district in the Territory of ... (H.R. 569)

Introduced on leave, by Mr. Morgan L. Martin, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on Territories, reported the following amendatory bill; which was read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Establishing the territorial government of Itaska. (H.R. 568)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Boyd, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Boyd, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported back the same with amendments; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To increase the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and ... (H.R. 556)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Boyd, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Boyd, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported back the same with amendments; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union be ... (H.R. 556)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Cocke, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Mr. Parish, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following amendatory bill; which was committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Parish, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following ... (H.R. 257)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Ficklin, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. Fries, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported back the same without amendment; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To grant the States of Indiana and Illinois the privilege of ... (H.R. 647)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Hilliard, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To regulate the diplomatic intercourse of the United ... (H.R. 677)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Kaufman, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Commerce, reported back the same without amendment; which was read and committed to the Committee on the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To authorize the President to increase the naval establishment of ... (H.R. 589)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. M. L. Martin; read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Territories. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To enable the people of Wisconsin Territory to form a ... (H.R. 105)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. McClelland, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Commerce, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was read and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Making appropriations for the preservation and repairs of the ... (H.R. 572)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. McClelland, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To establish a new land district in the northern part of Michigan, ... (H.R. 573)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Norris, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Ramsey, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported back the same, without amendment; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and ordered to be printed. A Bill For the settlement of the claims of ... (H.R. 582)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Sawyer, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual ... (H.R. 560)

Introduced, on leave, by Mr. Yell; read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To establish a board of commissioners to examine and decide certain claims ... (H.R. 326)

Laid upon the Speaker's table, and ordered to be printed. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following amendment to the bill (H.R. 573) to establish a new land district in the northern part of Michigan, and to provide for the sale of the mineral lands in the State of Michigan and Territory of Wisconsin. Amendment. Strike ... (H.R. 573)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 149) making copies of papers certified by the Secretary of the Senate or Clerk of the House of Representatives legal evidence, reported it with the following amendment: Amendment: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 449)

Mr. Ashley, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 449) making copies of papers certified by the Secretary of the Senate or Clerk of the House of Representatives legal evidence, reported it with the following amendment: Amendment: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 449)

Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Recommitted to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. Brinkerhoff, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported back the said bill, with an amendment; which was committed to a Committee of ... (H.R. 146)

Mr. Bowlin, from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, reported the following bill; which was read a first and second time ordered to be engrossed read a third time, and passed. A Bill To amend the act passed the third of March, eighteen hundred, and forty-five, entitled ''An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the ... (H.R. 691)

Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 80) to attach to the Fort Wayne land district certain tracts of lands lying within the limits of that district, which are not now attached to any district, reported it with the following amendment: Amendment. Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert: (H.R. 80)

Mr. Brodhead, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Levin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following amendatory bill; which was read, ad committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill Relative to licensing, &c., of canal boats. (H.R. 15)

Mr. Cathcart, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. T. Smith, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To grant the right of pre-emption to ... (H.R. 235)

Mr. Dix, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 18) making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors and rivers, reported it with the following amendments: Amendments: Page three, strike out lines sixty and sixty-one. Page four, in line seventy-nine, after ''For'' insert examining and. Page four, in line ... (H.R. 18)

Mr. Dodge, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands, Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Granting certain lands to the Territory of ... (H.R. 106)

Mr. Dodge, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Territories. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To define the boundaries of the State ... (H.R. 14)

Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported bill H.R. No. 7, which was read twice, committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and made the order of the day for the first Tuesday in January. Recommitted to the Committee on the Territories. Mr. James Thompson, from the said committee, reported the following ... (H.R. 7)

Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill; which was read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To establish the territorial government of Oregon. (H.R. 533)

Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 116) making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending on the 30th June, 1847, reported the following amendments: Amendments: In line eighteen, page two, strike out ''fifteen,'' and insert ''forty-two.'' Add the following sections: (H.R. 116)

Mr. Fairfield, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was recommitted the bill (S. 41) providing for an augmentation of the naval force of the United States, and for other purposes, reported it with the following amendment: Amendment. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following words: (S. 41)

Mr. Gentry, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. Gentry, from the said committee, reported back the following bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Providing for a survey to ascertain the proper location and ... (H.R. 86)

Mr. Graham offered the following as an amendment, to be proposed, when in order to be considered, to bill (H. H. 556)concerning the increase of pay to the army of the United States. Amendment. (H.R. 556)

Mr. Grider, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill, (it being the same reported by Mr. Whittlesey from the Committee of Claims, at the 2d session of the 25th Congress, No. 696,) together with an amendment thereto, reported by Mr. Hunter, at the same session, which is hereto attached; which bill was read twice, and ... (H.R. 314)

Mr. Henley, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported back, without amendment, by Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To remove obstructions to the navigation of ... (H.R. 383)

Mr. Hoge, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported back the said bill, without amendment; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill For the improvement of the ... (H.R. 67)

Mr. Hoge, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following amendatory bill; which was read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To direct the President of the United States to ... (H.R. 8)

Mr. J. B. Hunt, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Reported by Mr. J. B. Hunt from the Committee on Public Lands, read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To apply certain alternate sections of the public domain towards the ... (H.R. 77)

Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred, the bill (H.R. 179) to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for certain objects made for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six, reported it with the following amendments. Strike out lines forty, forty-one, and forty-two. Strike ... (H.R. 179)

Mr. Lumpkin, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Lumpkin, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported back the said bill to the House, without amendment; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To amend an act entitled ... (H.R. 234)

Mr. M. L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. James B. Hunt, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported back the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An ... (H.R. 237)

Mr. McClernand, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back, by Mr. McClernand, from the committee, without amendment, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill Making an appropriation for the construction of a ship canal around the ... (H.R. 13)

Mr. McClernand, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following amendatory bill; which was read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of ... (H.R. 9)

Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill In relation to the Wyandot lands in the State of Ohio. (H.R. 405)

Mr. R. Smith offered the following amendments, to be proposed, when in order, to the bill (H.R. 556) to increase the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates of the army of the United States, and the militia and volunteers in the service of the same, and allowing them bounty land in certain cases. Amendments: (H.R. 556)

Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following amendment to the bill (No. 409) to provide for the sale of mineral lands south of Lake Superior, in the State of Michigan and Territory of Wisconsin; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Amendment. Strike out all after the enacting ... (H.R. 409)

Mr. Robert Smith, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Collamer, from the said committee, reported the following bill; which was read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the ... (H.R. 10)

Mr. Roberts, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read twice, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Reported back, by Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill In regard to the railroad leading from Jackson, through ... (H.R. 69)

Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill; which was read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. On motion of Mr. John A. Rockwell, Ordered, That the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (No. 184) for the relief of ... (H.R. 184)

Mr. Sawyer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House tomorrow. Recommitted to the Committee on Indian Affairs. Mr. Sawyer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported back the said bill, without amendment. A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal ... (H.R. 196)

Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill; which was read, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Reported back, by Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, with the following amendment, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. A Bill For the relief of Emanuel Berri and John M. Reese. (H.R. 132)

Mr. Sevier, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill; which was read, and passed to a second reading. A Bill To establish a superintendency, agencies, and sub-agencies for the Indians, in the State of Texas. (H.R. 252)

Ordered to be printed, and that 300 copies, in addition to the usual number, be printed for the use of the Senate. Read the first and second times, by unanimous consent, and postponed to and made the special order of the day for Monday next, at 1 o'clock. An Act Reducing the duty on imports, and for other purposes. (H.R. 384)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Benton to Mr. Cameron's amendment to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Benton to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes. At the end of the bill add the following section: (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Breese to the joint resolution (H.R. 5) of notice to Great Britain to annul and abrogate the convention between Great Britain and the United States, of the sixth of August, eighteen hundred and twenty-seven, relative to the country on the northwest coast of America, westward of the ... (H.R. 5)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Bright to Mr. Cambron's amendment to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Droomgoole to the bill (H.R. 9) to reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators, viz.: (H.R. 9)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Hannegan to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Huntington to the bill (H.R. 286) making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz: At the end of the second section insert the following words: (H.R. 286)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Niles to the bill (H.R. 286) making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz: Add the following additional section: (H.R. 286)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Rusk to the amendments reported by the Committee on Military Affairs to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. Strike out all after the enacting clause of the amendments, and insert the following: (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Sawyer to the bill (H.R. 9) to reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators, viz.: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 9)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Sevier to the bill (H.R. 48) making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz: Add the following ... (H.R. 48)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Simmons to the bill (H.R. 286) making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz: (H.R. 286)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Speight to the amendment proposed by Mr. Niles to the bill (H.R. 286) making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz: Add thereto the following: (H.R. 286)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Vinton to the bill (H.R. 9) to reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators, viz.: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 9)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. Westcott to the bill (H.R. 18) making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors and rivers. (H.R. 18)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Intended to be proposed by Mr. White to the bill (H.R. 9) to reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual settlers and cultivators, viz.: (H.R. 9)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Offered in Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, by Mr. Hungerford, as a substitute for the bill (No. 384) reducing the duty on imports. (H.R. 384)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Badger to the amendment proposed by Mr. Cameron to the bill (H.R. 576) to raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes. Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Corwin to the amendments reported by Mr Benton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was recommitted, with instructions, the bill (H.R. 576) to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. Strike out all after the enacting clause of the amendments, and ... (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment Proposed by Mr. Niles to the bill (H.R. 286) making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, viz: At the end of the second section add the following words: (H.R. 286)

Ordered to be printed. Amendment. Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill making an appropriation to enable the President of the United States to receive from the State of Texas the cession of certain property, reported the same, with the following amendment, viz: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 180)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Reported by Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was recommitted, with instructions, the bill (H.R. 576) to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. (H.R. 576)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments Reported by the Committee on Finance to bill (H.R. 596) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 596)

Ordered to be printed. Amendments. Mr. Bell offered the following amendments, to be proposed, when in order, to the bill (H.R. 556) to increase the pay of the noncommissioned officer, musicians, and privates of the army of the United States, and the militia and volunteers in the service of the same, and allowing them bounty land in certain cases. (H.R. 556)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Breese, from the Committee on Public Lands, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 445) to establish an additional land office in Iowa, reported it with the following amendments: Amendments: (H.R. 445)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Breese, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 7) to protect the rights of American citizens in the territory of the United States west of the Rocky mountains, and for other purposes, reported it with the following Amendments: Amend the title to read, ''An act to organize a territorial ... (H.R. 7)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Cameron, from the Committee on the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 603) to amend and continue in force the act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, reported it with the following amendments: Amendments. (H.R. 603)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Davis, from the Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 6) to establish the collection district of Chicago, reported it with the following Amendment: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 6)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Dix, from the select committee to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 5) to establish the ''Smithsonian Institution,'' for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men, reported it with the following Amendments: First. Strike out all of the first section after the enacting clause, and insert the following: (H.R. 5)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred bill (H.R. 597) making appropriations for the support of the army and of volunteers for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes, reported it with the following Amendments: (H.R. 597)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 121) to repeal that part of the act of the thirtieth August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, which imposes a duty of twenty per centum ad valorem on Java coffee, and to refund the discriminating tonnage duties levied on Spanish vessels (except those ... (H.R. 121)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Evans, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 599) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes, reported it with the following Amendments: (H.R. 599)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Haywood, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 310) to amend and continue in force the act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington, reported it with the following amendments, viz: Amendments: Strike out the first section and insert the following, viz: (H.R. 310)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Houston, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the joint resolution (H.R. 34) presenting the thanks of Congress to Major General Taylor, his officers and men, reported it with the following amendments, viz: Amendments: Strike out all after the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 34)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 49) making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending on the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, reported it with the following amendments: Amendments: (H.R. 49)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 50) making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending on the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, and for other purposes, reported it with the following amendments: Amendments. (H.R. 50)

Ordered to be printed. Mr. Lewis, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 51) making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, reported it with the following Amendments. (H.R. 51)

Ordered, That the amendments of the Senate to ''An act (H.R. No. 1) to provide for the better organization of the Treasury, and for the collection, safekeeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue,'' be referred to the Committee of Ways and Means, and printed. Amendments: (H.R. 1)

Ordered, That the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 576) entitled ''An act to raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes,'' be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. An Act To raise, for a limited time, an additional military force, and for other purposes. (H.R. 576)

Read a first and second time, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. James Thompson, from the minority of the Committee on the Territories, reported the following Amendment: (H.R. 533)

Read a first and second time, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, and passed. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Making copies of papers certified by the Secretary of the Senate or Clerk of the House of Representatives legal evidence. (H.R. 449)

Read a second and third time, and passed. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill Declaratory of the powers and legalizing certain acts of the chief clerk of the Patent Office. (H.R. 217)

Read and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. A. D. Sims, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Gas Company of the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 410)

Read the first and second time, by unanimous consent. An Act To authorize the President of the United States to sell the reserved mineral lands in the States of Illinois and Arkansas, and Territories of Wisconsin and Iowa, supposed to contain lead ore. (H.R. 8)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To remove the land office at Lebanon, in the State of Alabama, from that place to Jacksonville, in said State. (H.R. 37)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Atkinson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Flora Boyd. (H.R. 682)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bayly, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones. (H.R. 665)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Blanchard, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Archibald Laughrey, deceased. (H.R. 611)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bowlin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Triplett, of Missouri. (H.R. 659)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Jones and other children (if any) of John Carr. (H.R. 28)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thompson Hutchinson. (H.R. 29)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Making compensation to pension agents for their services. (H.R. 623)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Buffington, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George B. Didlake and others. (H.R. 678)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Davidson, of the county of Fentress, in the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 30)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Silas Waterman. (H.R. 683)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Semington Buffenberger. (H.R. 19)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To legalize certain land sales made at Chocchuma and Columbus, in the State of Mississippi, and to indemnify the Chickasaws therefor. (H.R. 20)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. D. P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Captain Presley Thornton, deceased. (H.R. 25)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. D. P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Nathaniel Tracy, deceased. (H.R. 689)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal heirs and representatives of Nathaniel Cox, deceased, formerly navy agent at New Orleans. (H.R. 608)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Barclay and Livingston, and Smith, Thurgar, & Co. (H.R. 656)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Parsons. (H.R. 580)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Kemball. (H.R. 16)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lyon & Howard. (H.R. 36)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grider, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nancy Haggard, daughter of William Grymes, deceased. (H.R. 615)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Calvin Emmons. (H.R. 628)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Henley, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Clark. (H.R. 687)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Anne W. Angus. (H.R. 553)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of the passage of General Lafayette from France to the United States, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-four. (H.R. 31)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. Johnson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Colonel William Grayson. (H.R. 24)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. James Thompson, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Stephen Champlin. (H.R. 618)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Jenkins, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jonathan Brown. (H.R. 681)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George D. Spencer. (H.R. 32)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Titian R. Peale. (H.R. 663)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Marsh, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha H. Holmes. (H.R. 667)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Milton Brown, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John P. Skinner, and the legal representatives of Isaac Green. (H.R. 614)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Purdy McElvaine, late register of the land office at Marion, Ohio. (H.R. 547)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morse, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Frederic Durrine. (H.R. 616)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Benns. (H.R. 17)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Thomas, of the city of Philadelphia. (H.R. 607)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha F. Richards. (H.R. 581)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Noah A. Phelps. (H.R. 673)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Greer. (H.R. 693)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James G. Carson. (H.R. 642)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nicholas E. Thouron. (H.R. 688)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and heirs of Fran‡ois Gramillion, deceased. (H.R. 626)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Quinn. (H.R. 666)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Glynn and others. (H.R. 578)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seddon, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To refund to the executor of Thomas Cooper the amount of a fine imposed on him under the act of Congress commonly known as the sedition law. (H.R. 625)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Graves. (H.R. 617)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Starkweather, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Matthew Thompson. (H.R. 543)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sykes, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of E. G. Smith. (H.R. 686)

Read twice, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Bryan. (H.R. 620)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and made the order of the day for the first Tuesday in January next. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill To protect the rights of American settlers in the territory of Oregon, until the termination of the ... (H.R. 7)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Brinkerhoff, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a line of stockade and block-house forts on the route from the frontier settlements on the Missouri river to the Territory of Oregon. (H.R. 27)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on the Library, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the purchase and publication of the papers and manuscripts of the late Thomas Jefferson. (H.R. 627)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the efficiency of the regiments and corps of the army, and to provide for disabled and infirm officers. (H.R. 577)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Making further provision for the expenses attending the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations. (H.R. 622)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Delano, from the select committee, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the payment of the per centage due to certain States on account of lands within their limits appropriated to the satisfaction of military land warrants. (H.R. 690)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill For the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union. (H.R. 648)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Dromgoole, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplemental to an act entitled ''An act to provide for the better organization of the treasury, and for the collection, safekeeping, transfer, and disbursement of the ... (H.R. 641)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Fries, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To improve the navigation of the Ohio river, and lessen the expense thereof. (H.R. 685)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. G. S. Houston, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the service of the Post Office Department for the year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 635)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the erection of a fire-proof building at Nantucket, to be used as a custom-house and post office. (H.R. 675)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to cause experiments to be made to test the efficient properties of a liquid fire discovered by Uriah Brown. (H.R. 621)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hamlin, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the appointment of an additional number of assistant surgeons of the army. (H.R. 664)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Making provision for an additional number of general officers, and for other purposes. (H.R. 669)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the number of light artillery companies, and for other purposes. (H.R. 632)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hopkins, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish certain post routes. (H.R. 638)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the increase of the marine corps of the United States. (H.R. 646)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. G. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Further to extend the charter of the Union Bank of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 612)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. Johnson, from the select committee to which the subject was referred, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend the provisions of an act entitled ''An act supplementary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the ... (H.R. 98)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Jacob Thompson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for the better organization of the department of Indian affairs,'' and an act entitled ''An act to regulate trade and ... (H.R. 649)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Jacob Thompson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes in the territory of Oregon, and to preserve peace and cultivate friendship with and among the said Indians. (H.R. 26)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. James McDowell, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Giving the assent of the United States to an act of the general assembly of Maryland, passed at the December session, eighteen hundred and forty-four, ... (H.R. 634)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. James McDowell, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the repair of the Potomac bridge. Whereas a portion of the Potomac bridge was destroyed by high waters in November last, and the rebuilding ... (H.R. 633)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To create the office of surveyor general of the public lands in the territory of Oregon, and to grant donation rights to settlers therein, and for other purposes. (H.R. 658)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the issue of treasury notes, a loan, and for other purposes. (H.R. 600)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ... (H.R. 595)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 596)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions, for the year ending thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 655)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and ... (H.R. 604)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the army and of volunteers for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes. (H.R. 597)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending on the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 605)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the revenue derivable from duties on imports, also from the sales of the public lands, to aid in the prosecution of the war with Mexico. (H.R. 671)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the trustees of Tymochtee township, Wyandott county, Ohio, to select lands for schools, within the Wyandott cession. (H.R. 22)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Niven, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate enlistments in the army, navy, and marine corps. (H.R. 662)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing a term of the United States circuit and district courts at Chicago, Illinois. (H.R. 644)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a court at Key West, in the State of Florida. (H.R. 613)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the Mississippi and other rivers. (H.R. 624)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Stewart, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the conditional transfer of the stock held by the United States in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, on terms to secure the early completion of that work to Cumberland. (H.R. 639)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To grant certain privileges to the yachts belonging to the members of the New York Yacht Club. (H.R. 640)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thomasson, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for establishing a post road from the Potomac river, opposite the District of Columbia, to the Columbia river, in the Oregon Territory. (H.R. 643)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbatts, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill In relation to anchors and other safeguards for steamboats. (H.R. 609)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbatts, from the Select Committee, reported the following bill: A Bill To promote the education of the indigent deaf and dumb. (H.R. 670)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Washington Hunt, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ireland. (H.R. 653)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Wentworth, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the erection of certain light-houses, and for other purposes. (H.R. 636)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. William W. Campbell, from the Select committee on the Revision of the Consular System, reported the following bill: A Bill To carry into effect certain provisions in the treaties between the United States and China and the Ottoman Porte, giving certain ... (H.R. 629)

Read twice, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. William W. Campbell, from the Select Committee on the Revision of the Consular System, reported the following bill: A Bill To revise the consular system of the United States. (H.R. 630)

Read twice, and laid upon the Speaker's table. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Creating a collection district in Maine, and constituting Bangor, in said district, a port of entry and delivery. (H.R. 369)

Read twice, and referred to a select committee of seven, consisting of Messrs. Owen, of Indiana; Adams, of Massachusetts; Jenkins, of New York; Marsh, of Vermont; Sims, of South Carolina; Davis, of Mississippi; Wilmot, of Pennsylvania. Ordered to be printed. Mr. Owen, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To establish the ''Smithsonian ... (H.R. 5)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia An Act Supplementary to the act passed on the twentieth day of February, eighteen hundred and, forty-six, entitled ''An act to enlarge the powers of the several orphans' courts held in and for the District of Columbia.'' (H.R. 526)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia. An Act To amend and continue in force the act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington. (H.R. 603)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee for the District of Columbia. An Act To retrocede the county of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, to the State of Virginia. Whereas no more territory ought to be held under the exclusive legislation given to Congress over the district which is the seat of the general government than may be necessary ... (H.R. 259)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Claims. Mr. McClelland, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the settlement of the claim of John R. Williams. (H.R. 574)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee of Ways and Means. Mr. Hungerford, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for the deposite of all moneys received from customs and the public lands into the treasury, and for the payment of all persons engaged in collecting the same, from the treasury, and for other purposes. (H.R. 606)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Concerning the licensing of yachts, and for other purposes. (H.R. 674)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act For the allowance of drawback on foreign merchandise imported into certain districts of the United States from the British North American provinces, and exported to foreign countries. (H.R. 450)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act For the relief of Emanuel Berri and John M. Keese. (H.R. 132)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act For the relief of John Chasseaud, the consul of the United States for Syria and Palestine. (H.R. 233)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act Further to amend ''An act supplementary to an act to fix the value of certain moneys of account in computation at the customhouses,'' approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-five. (H.R. 232)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To establish a port of entry at Saluria, in the State of Texas, and for other purposes. (H.R. 676)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To exempt canal boats from the payment of fees and hospital money. (H.R. 15)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To provide for continuing a certain public work in the Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. (H.R. 84)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. An Act To regulate the carriage of passengers in merchant vessels. (H.R. 637)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Brodhead, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Relative to tonnage duties, &c, on canal boats. (H.R. 15)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. McClelland, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of certain harbors and rivers. (H.R. 572)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John H. Baker, of the city of Brooklyn. (H.R. 652)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To make the city of Brooklyn a port of entry. (H.R. 651)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Thomas Butler King, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation to build a custom-house in the city of Savannah, Georgia. (H.R. 567)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Thomas Butler King, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation to remove the wrecks and other obstructions from the Savannah river. (H.R. 566)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Tibbatts, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making a further appropriation for the improvement of the navigation of the Mississippi river, near St. Louis. (H.R. 564)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Tibbatts, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making a further appropriation for the improvement of the navigation of the Mississippi river. (H.R. 565)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Tibbatts, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for the improvement of the navigation of the Arkansas river. (H.R. 563)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Tibbatts, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Missouri rivers. (H.R. 562)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To establish the collection district of Chicago. (H.R. 6)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Authorizing the issue of treasury notes, a loan, and for other purposes. (H.R. 600)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of government for the year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes. (H.R. 599)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 595)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 48)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight. (H.R. 596)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 51)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the payment of navy pensions for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 66)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the payment of revolutionary and other pensions of the United States for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and for other purposes. (H.R. 65)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army and of volunteers for the year ending the thirtieth June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, and for other purposes. (H.R. 597)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act Making appropriations for the support of the army, for the year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 49)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act To repeal that part of the act of the thirtieth August, eighteen hundred and forty-two, which imposes a duty of twenty per centum ad valorem on Java coffee, and to refund the discriminating tonnage duties levied on Spanish vessels (except those from Cuba and Porto Rico) by the act of the ... (H.R. 121)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. An Act To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for certain objects made for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six. (H.R. 179)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Finance. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act To provide for the better organization of the treasury, and for the collection, safekeeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public revenue. Whereas, by the fourth section of the ... (H.R. 1)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for the ascertainment and satisfaction of claims of American citizens for spoliations committed by the French prior to the thirty-first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and one. (H.R. 561)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. An Act For the relief of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones. (H.R. 122)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. An Act Making further provision for the expenses attending the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations. (H.R. 622)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. An Act To amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for the better organization of the department of Indian affairs,'' and an act entitled ''An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers, approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred ... (H.R. 649)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. An Act To repeal an act entitled ''An act for the relief of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians in the Territory of Wisconsin,'' approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-three, and for other purposes. (H.R. 321)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act For the relief of John Stockton, late a lieutenant in the army of the United States. (H.R. 146)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To authorize an increase of the rank and file of the army of the United States. (H.R. 38)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. An Act To increase the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates of the army of the United States, and the militia and volunteers in the service of the same, and allowing them bounty land in certain cases. (H.R. 556)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act For the increase of the marine corps of the United States. (H.R. 646)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. An Act For the relief of James Jones, of the city of Brooklyn. (H.R. 619)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of sick and disabled seamen. (H.R. 631)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Jones, of the city of Brooklyn. (H.R. 342)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Pensions. An Act For the relief of Amos Hunting. (H.R. 510)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Hyacinth Lasselle. Whereas, by an act of the Congress of the United States, entitled ''An act for the relief of Hyacinth Lasselle,'' approved the twenty-first day of July, in the year eighteen hundred and forty, the said Hyacinth Lasselle was ... (H.R. 474)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act For the relief of the citizens of Beetown, in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 654)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act For the relief of Wiley B. Parnell, of Blount county, Alabama. (H.R. 142)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act Granting certain lands to the Territory of Iowa, to aid in the improvement of the navigation of the Des Moines river, in said Territory. (H.R. 106)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To amend an act entitled An act to amend an act entitled ''An act to carry into effect in the States of Alabama and Mississippi the existing compacts with those States with regard to the five per cent. fund and the school reservations.'' (H.R. 684)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To attach to the Fort Wayne land district certain tracts of lands lying within the limits of that district which are not now attached to any district. (H.R. 80)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To authorize the constituted authorities of the city of Dubuque, in the State of Iowa, to enter certain islands between the landings of said city and the main channel of the Mississippi river. (H.R. 610)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To confirm an entry of land made by the administrator of James Anderson, deceased, of Iowa Territory. (H.R. 173)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To create an additional land district in the Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. (H.R. 569)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To give the consent of Congress to the sale of certain salt spring lands heretofore granted to the States of Michigan, Illinois, and Arkansas. (H.R. 657)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To grant a certain quantity of land to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, and to connect the same by a canal, in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 374)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. An Act To legalize certain land sales made at Chocchuma and Columbus, in the State of Mississippi, and to indemnify the Chickasaws therefor. (H.R. 20)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Ficklin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To grant eighty acres of land to each head of a family, under certain conditions. (H.R. 329)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Harmanson, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To cede lands to certain parishes in the State of Louisiana, as a leveeing fund. (H.R. 353)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Morgan L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act to grant a quantity of land to the Territory of Wisconsin, for the purpose of aiding in opening a canal to connect the waters of lake Michigan with those of Rock river.'' (H.R. 570)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Morgan L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To create an additional land district in the Territory of Wisconsin, and for other purposes. (H.R. 569)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following amendatory bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. A Bill To establish a permanent prospective pre-emption system in favor of actual settlers on the public lands. (H.R. 11)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Sawyer, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To reduce and graduate the price of the public lands to actual settlers, and for other purposes. (H.R. 560)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. W. Hunt, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Granting a bounty in land to such soldiers of the old fourth regiment of United States infantry as served during any part of the last war with Great Britain. (H.R. 650)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Gassaway Watkins, an officer of the Maryland continental line in the war of the Revolution. (H.R. 429)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Mr. Edwin H. Ewing, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Providing compensation for the officers and soldiers who served in the Indian war prior to the treaty of Greenville, in seventeen hundred and ninety-five; such as is now authorized by law to be paid to officers ... (H.R. 586)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Mr. Edwin H. Ewing, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Providing compensation to pension agents. (H.R. 587)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions. Mr. Tibbatts, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Providing a similar compensation for the officers and soldiers who served in the Indian war prior to the treaty of Greenville, in seventeen hundred and ninety-five, as is now authorized by law to be paid to officers and ... (H.R. 2)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act To define the boundaries of the State of Iowa, and to repeal so much of the act of the third of March, one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, as relates to the boundaries of Iowa. (H.R. 14)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act Further to extend the charter of the Union Bank of Georgetown, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 612)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. An Act To enlarge the powers of the several orphans' courts held in and for the District of Columbia. (H.R. 192)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act Establishing the territorial government of Minasota. (H.R. 568)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act For the admission of the State of Iowa into the Union. Whereas the people of the Territory of Iowa did, on the eighteenth day of May, anno Domini eighteen hundred and forty-six, by a convention of delegates called and assembled for that purpose, form for themselves a constitution ... (H.R. 557)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act For the reduction of the costs and expenses of proceedings in admiralty against ships and vessels. (H.R. 575)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act For the relief of Abraham Horbach. (H.R. 194)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To amend the act approved second April, eighteen hundred and forty-four, entitled ''An act directing the disposition of certain unclaimed goods, wares, or merchandise seized for being illegally imported into the United States.'' (H.R. 215)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To amend the act entitled ''An act to regulate the proceedings in the circuit court of the United States, and for other purposes,'' passed eighth August, eighteen hundred and forty-six. (H.R. 679)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To change the time of holding the federal court in North Carolina. (H.R. 272)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To re-organize the district courts of the United States in the State of Alabama. (H.R. 584)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To regulate the mileage of members of Congress. (H.R. 668)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To regulate the mileage of Senators. (H.R. 248)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. An Act To regulate writs of error and appeals from the district court of the United States for the middle district of Alabama. (H.R. 68)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. E. H. Ewing, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To alter and amend the judicial system of the United States. (H.R. 530)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Edwin H. Ewing, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To alter and amend the judicial system of the United States. (H.R. 588)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Seaborn Jones, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend the judiciary system of the United States. (H.R. 242)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To prevent the importation of paupers and criminals into the United States. (H.R. 601)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Yell, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To establish a board of commissioners to examine and decide certain claims against the United States. (H.R. 326)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Reported with amendments, viz: Strike out the parts within [brackets,] and insert those printed in italics. An Act To establish the territorial government of Oregon. (H.R. 571)

Read twice, and referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. Mr. Pillsbury, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for the establishment of additional post routes in the State of Texas. (H.R. 602)

Read twice, ordered to be engrossed and read a third time, and passed. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to carry into effect in the States of Alabama and Mississippi the existing compacts with those States with regard to the ... (H.R. 684)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the allowance for extra services rendered by secretaries of legation and consuls. (H.R. 120)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. R. Ingersoll, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of the evidences of public debt in certain cases. (H.R. 53)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Joseph Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the inhabitants of township one, of range thirteen east, Seneca county, Ohio, to relinquish certain lands selected for schools, and to obtain others in lieu of them. (H.R. 59)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Lumpkin, from the Committee on Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To settle the title to the Pea Patch island, in the river Delaware. Whereas a controversy has been for many years depending between the United States and a certain Henry Gale, and those ... (H.R. 119)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. R. Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To grant to the State of Illinois a right of way through the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes, to aid in the construction of the ''Northern cross ... (H.R. 161)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To revive the act entitled ''An act for the final adjustment of private land claims in Missouri,'' approved July ninth, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, so far as the same relates to ... (H.R. 58)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. D. Sims, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize attachments on mesne process in the county of Washington, in the District of Columbia, and to provide more speedy and effectual legal remedies in the said District, and ... (H.R. 518)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. D. Sims, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Orphan Asylum and Female Free School of Alexandria, in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 250)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. A. D. Sims, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the petition of J. W. Nye, assignee, &c., reports the bill: A Bill For the relief of J. W. Nye, assignee of Peter Bargy, jun., and Hugh Stewart. (H.R. 118)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ashmun, from the Committee on Public Lands, by special direction of the House, reported the following bill, accompanied by an adverse report: A Bill For the relief of Mary Ann Bruner. (H.R. 60)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Atkinson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Roush. (H.R. 209)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. B. Thompson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Bennet M. Dell. (H.R. 322)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Baker, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Stockton, late a lieutenant in the army of the United States. (H.R. 146)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Barringer, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isabella Baldridge, widow of Captain John Baldridge. (H.R. 154)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Aquilla Goodwin. (H.R. 352)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Allen. (H.R. 351)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isaiah Parker. (H.R. 162)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Gee. (H.R. 266)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William J. Price. (H.R. 255)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bowlin, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Journey. (H.R. 317)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Fitch. (H.R. 507)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Martha Clark. (H.R. 208)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Martha Gray, widow of Captain Robert Gray, who discovered the Columbia river. (H.R. 333)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Patrick Masterson. (H.R. 334)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Peter Rife. (H.R. 207)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Jorden. (H.R. 123)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Beard. (H.R. 238)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For settling the claim of the legal representatives of Richard W. Meade, deceased. (H.R. 381)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of certain Miami Indians. Whereas Co-was-see, Benjamin, Me-re-quah, Cot-ta-sippa, Pish-a-wah, Wa-pen-ge-quah, Wa-pe-mon-go-quah, Antony Revoire, Ma-ronge-quah, White Loon, Seek, with ... (H.R. 519)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Doctor Clark Lillybridge. (H.R. 279)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph and Lindsey Ward, of Wisconsin Territory. (H.R. 256)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of the late Joseph E. Primeau and Thomas J. Chapman. (H.R. 417)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs; reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas Murray, junior. (H.R. 320)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Hyacinth Lasselle. Whereas, by an act of the Congress of the United States, entitled ''An act for the relief of Hyacinth Lasselle,'' approved the twenty-first ... (H.R. 474)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Chipman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of George Moffit. (H.R. 555)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Arthur R. Frogge, of Fentress county, Tennessee. (H.R. 44)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Harvey Reynolds. (H.R. 483)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Wyman. (H.R. 40)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph M. Rhea, of the county of Sullivan, in the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 45)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Major James P. H. Porter, of the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 264)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Ellis, of Tennessee. (H.R. 552)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Sampson Brown. (H.R. 155)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Silas Waterman, of the county of Washington, and State of Vermont. (H.R. 156)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Zachariah Simmons, of the State of Tennessee. (H.R. 265)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Cocke, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To pay Captain John B. Crozier's company of mounted volunteers, Tennessee militia. (H.R. 230)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Culver, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Providing for an augmentation of the naval force of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 231)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. D. P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Brown. (H.R. 550)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. D. P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nathaniel Bird. (H.R. 112)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Warren Newcomb. (H.R. 175)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the grand-children of Major General Baron De Kalb. (H.R. 277)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Adam McCulloch. (H.R. 131)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Bernard O'Neill. (H.R. 460)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles M. Gibson. (H.R. 34)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Colonel Robert Wallace, aid-de-camp to General William Hull. (H.R. 548)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Harrison Whitson. (H.R. 517)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Anderson, of Missouri. (H.R. 33)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Carr, John Batty, and Samuel Stevenson, seamen on board the whale-ship Margaret. (H.R. 302)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Langtry and Jenkins. (H.R. 181)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel D. Enochs. (H.R. 165)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dargan, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Alborne Allen. (H.R. 117)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dargan, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John C. Stewart and others. (H.R. 494)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dargan, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Stalker and Hill. (H.R. 493)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dargan, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the executors of Joshua Kenedy, deceased. (H.R. 461)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dargan, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John Lauson, deceased. (H.R. 495)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Darragh, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain James Pennoyer. (H.R. 479)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amos Armstrong. (H.R. 538)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Murphy. (H.R. 535)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edward Raymore. (H.R. 540)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George Wade. (H.R. 534)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George West. (H.R. 539)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joel Thacker. (H.R. 536)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Ficklin. (H.R. 42)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John H. Monroe. (H.R. 542)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Porter. (H.R. 160)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Watson. (H.R. 43)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Neil Shannon. (H.R. 541)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Surranus Cobb. (H.R. 344)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Morgan. (H.R. 537)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the agent for paying pensions at Cincinnati to pay to John Wing any arrears of pension money due to Dorothy Terrill, deceased. (H.R. 159)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Delano, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal the act granting a pension to Peter L. Allen. (H.R. 343)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dixon, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Francois Cazeau. (H.R. 467)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ficklin, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of General Thomas Sumter, late of South Carolina, deceased. (H.R. 313)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Foot, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of George B. Russell and others. (H.R. 415)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. G. Davis, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Directing the mode of settlement of the accounts of Thomas Ap Catesby Jones. (H.R. 122)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Garret Davis, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Directing the mode of settling the claims of Charles G. Ridgely. (H.R. 214)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Giles, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of N. & L. Dana and Company. (H.R. 167)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Giles, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Philip and Eliphalet Greely. (H.R. 168)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Giles, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Red River Railroad Company. (H.R. 304)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis Hastings. (H.R. 267)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Poole. (H.R. 268)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Elijah C. Babbit. (H.R. 158)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Gideon A. Perry. (H.R. 269)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Joseph Dusseau. (H.R. 348)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Orris Crosby. (H.R. 157)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Silas Chatfield. (H.R. 487)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for the payment of arrearages of pension to Anthony Walton Bayard. (H.R. 270)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Goodyear, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill To increase the pension of Roswell Hale. (H.R. 203)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew A. Jones, an inspector of the customs of the port of New York. (H.R. 183)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Archibald Bull and Lemuel S. Finch, of the State of New York. (H.R. 401)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Gregory Thomas, and others. (H.R. 166)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jacob Gideon. (H.R. 395)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John R. Williams. (H.R. 182)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Martin Thomas, late a lieutenant of ordnance, and superintendent of United States lead mines in Missouri, Illinois, and Wisconsin. (H.R. 394)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Smith, Thurger, & Co. (H.R. 54)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Gordon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William H. Freeman. (H.R. 546)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grider, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edmund H. Taylor, the administrator with the will annexed of Colonel Francis Taylor, deceased. (H.R. 288)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grider, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the executors of Colonel Abraham Bowman, deceased. (H.R. 315)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grider, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Marshal Count de Rochambeau. (H.R. 195)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Moses Noble, owner of the fishing schooner Ruth. (H.R. 362)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Billings, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, owner of fishing schooner Susana. (H.R. 400)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the fishing schooner Congress. (H.R. 432)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Fortune. (H.R. 368)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Garland. (H.R. 366)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Girls. (H.R. 364)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Good Exchange. (H.R. 365)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owners and crew of the schooner Blooming Youth. (H.R. 367)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Ellery, owner of the fishing-schooners Sevo and Ida. (H.R. 363)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hampton, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Colonel George Boyd, late sub-agent of Indian affairs at Green Bay, in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 554)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hampton, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Margaret Gwinnup, of Hamilton county, Ohio. (H.R. 292)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Herrick, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Converse, widow of Josiah Converse. (H.R. 412)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Herrick, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Lot Hall, deceased. (H.R. 316)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Herrick, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Lieutenant Francis Ware. Whereas it appears, from the books in the Register's office of the Treasury Department, that there is now outstanding ... (H.R. 289)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Herrick, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Tarleton Woodson, deceased. (H.R. 253)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hoge, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the payment of certain claims of the State of Alabama. (H.R. 129)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hopkins, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Peters, Moore, and Company. (H.R. 283)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Hopkins, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the Bank of Metropolis. (H.R. 191)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Andrew C. Armstrong. (H.R. 520)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Myerle. (H.R. 477)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Gideon. (H.R. 476)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. I. E. Morse, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Moss. (H.R. 278)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of B. O. Tayloe. (H.R. 524)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Pickett and others. (H.R. 462)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Phineas Capen, of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, legal administrator of John Cox, deceased, of Boston. (H.R. 360)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert Roberts. (H.R. 527)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel Perry, assignee of J. H. McClure & Co. (H.R. 463)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Speakman, deceased. (H.R. 359)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Matthew Stewart. (H.R. 523)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. A. Rockwell, from the Committee on Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph G. Doxey. (H.R. 358)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. G. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide a free bridge across the eastern branch of the river Potomac, in the city of Washington. (H.R. 143)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. H. Ewing, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Sergeant Major John Champe. (H.R. 261)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. Johnson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of heirs of Larkin Smith. (H.R. 62)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. Johnson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Thomas Wishart. (H.R. 144)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. Johnson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To satisfy the revolutionary land bounty claims of Virginia. (H.R. 468)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. R. Ingersoll, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel D. Walker, of Baltimore. (H.R. 52)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J.G. Chapman, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the assignees of the late Bank of Alexandria. (H.R. 465)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. James B. Hunt, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles M. McKenzie. (H.R. 190)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. James B. Hunt, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Julius Eldred, Elisha Eldred, and Francis E. Eldred, for expenses and services in removing the copper rock from Lake Superior. (H.R. 404)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Jenkins, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Leah Gray. (H.R. 298)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John H. Ewing, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Colonel Francis Vigo. (H.R. 251)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. John H. Ewing, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Simon Spaulding, deceased. (H.R. 177)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Joseph Johnson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Thomas Knowlton. (H.R. 276)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Barnabas Baker, junior, and others, owners of the schooner Union, of Dennis, Massachusetts. (H.R. 227)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Grant, Seth Grant, Israel P. Stone, and Emily Pinkham, owners of the fishing-schooner James and Henry, of Cape Porpoise, Maine, and others. (H.R. 222)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Curwen, surviving partner of Willing and Curwen. (H.R. 388)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joseph Holmes and others, owner and legal representatives of the crew of the schooner Industry. (H.R. 223)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joshua Knowles, junior, and others, owners of the schooner Garnet, of Truro. (H.R. 224)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Levi Eldridge and others, owners of the schooner Harriet, of Chatham. (H.R. 226)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the acting owner and crew of the fishing-schooner Two Brothers. (H.R. 228)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Dove. (H.R. 221)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Florilla. (H.R. 114)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Henrietta. (H.R. 115)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Lucy Ann. (H.R. 225)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Success. (H.R. 111)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owner and crew of the schooner Tancred. (H.R. 113)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owners and crew of the schooner Madison. (H.R. 391)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owners of the ship Herald, of Baltimore. (H.R. 390)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the owners of the Spanish brig Restaurador. (H.R. 389)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lawrence, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William B. Lang. (H.R. 392)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Leake, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Steenrod. (H.R. 219)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Leake, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Nimrod Farrow and of Richard Harris. (H.R. 187)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Doctor John Gray, deceased. (H.R. 136)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Glassaway Watkins, an officer of the Maryland continental line in the war of the Revolution. (H.R. 429)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Captain William Smallwood Tillard. (H.R. 137)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Ligon, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Crown. (H.R. 428)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lumpkin, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John McAllister. (H.R. 312)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Lumpkin, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William B. Ligon. (H.R. 220)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. M. L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for continuing certain public works in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 84)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Samuel T. Anderson. (H.R. 201)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Paul Jones. (H.R. 200)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of James H. Clark. (H.R. 419)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and heirs of the late Silas Duncan, deceased. (H.R. 423)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill In relation to Sickles and Cook's cut-off. (H.R. 551)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Marsh, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of Pennsylvania avenue and Four-and-a-half street, in the city of Washington. (H.R. 411)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee of Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Asa Armington and others. (H.R. 57)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis H. Bates and William Lacon. (H.R. 171)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for the purchase of a site, with the buildings thereon, near the city of St. Louis, Missouri, for a marine hospital. (H.R. 307)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the issue of patents to George Ramey and Thomas T. January, for certain lands entered in the country of St. Louis, State of Missouri. (H.R. 403)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Milsted, of Escambia county, Florida. (H.R. 371)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Richard C. Allen, deceased. (H.R. 370)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McHenry, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of James Williams. (H.R. 455)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. McHenry, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Dixon. (H.R. 107)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Milton Brown, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the administrators of Joseph Edson, deceased, late marshal of the district of Vermont. (H.R. 466)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Whitsitt, deceased, late of Lafayette county, Missouri. (H.R. 249)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas Scott, register of the land office at Chillicothe, Ohio, for services connected with the duties of his office. (H.R. 406)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morse, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Charles Cappel. (H.R. 414)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morse, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William Dixon, deceased. (H.R. 413)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Morse, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm Elizabeth Burriss, her heirs, or assigns, in their title to a tract of land. (H.R. 473)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Moulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel H. Warren. (H.R. 204)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Moulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Mains. (H.R. 39)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Moulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William McCauley. (H.R. 41)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Moulton, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to John Campbell, of Garland, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 347)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Niven, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Edwards, administrator of the estate of Edward M. Wanton, deceased. (H.R. 380)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Niven, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow of Elijah Bragdon, deceased. (H.R. 499)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Norris, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Richard Hargreave Lee. (H.R. 285)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Parish, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ann Clayton. (H.R. 486)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Parish, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Catharine Stevenson. (H.R. 484)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Parish, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Edith Ramey. (H.R. 485)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Payne, from the select committee, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Alvin C. Goell, and for other purposes. (H.R. 240)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pettit, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Saunders and William R. Porter. (H.R. 61)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amelia Brereton. (H.R. 287)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of David Thomas, of the city of Philadelphia. (H.R. 396)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha F. Richards. (H.R. 398)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John G. Pierie. (H.R. 56)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Michael Nourse. (H.R. 397)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mrs. Mary B. Renner. (H.R. 525)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the securities of Elijah J. Weed, late quartermaster of marines, deceased. (H.R. 35)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Pollock, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplementary to the joint resolution ''authorizing the accounting officers of the treasury to audit and settle the accounts of William P. Zantzinger,'' approved the fifteenth of June, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 303)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Preston King, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jonathan Hoyt. (H.R. 511)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Preston King, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Justin Jacobs. (H.R. 345)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Preston King, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Daniel Pratt. (H.R. 346)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Preston King, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Richard Kelly. (H.R. 528)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Abraham Norbach. (H.R. 194)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ray Tompkins and others, the children and heirs-at-law of the late Daniel D. Tompkins. (H.R. 193)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the estates of Benjamin Metoyer and Francois Gaiennie, deceased. (H.R. 497)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the constituted authorities of the county of Polk, in the Territory of Iowa, to enter a quarter section of land for a seat of justice. (H.R. 408)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To grant a pre-emption right to the heirs or legal representatives of John Smith T. (H.R. 189)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rhett, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Cornelius Manning. (H.R. 505)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rhett, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Benjamin Hodges, deceased. (H.R. 506)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jacob L. Vance. (H.R. 184)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Josiah Haskell. (H.R. 218)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Nathan Smith, Charles K. Smith, et al. (H.R. 130)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the executors of John Norris, late of Pennsylvania, (H.R. 186)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of William Bunce, deceased. (H.R. 185)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Culver. (H.R. 55)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Rockwell, of Connecticut, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Culver. (H.R. 598)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anthony Bessey. (H.R. 436)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Isaac Guess. (H.R. 437)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Jose Carxillo. (H.R. 318)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Solomon Russell, of the county of Somerset, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 254)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. S. Adams, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of John Wall, deceased. (H.R. 472)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sawyer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John A. Bryan. (H.R. 475)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sawyer, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs and legal representatives of Cyrus Turner, deceased. (H.R. 196)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of H. D. Johnson. (H.R. 202)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James H. Conley. (H.R. 503)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis C. Sartori. (H.R. 502)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Philip B. Holmes and William Pedrick. (H.R. 125)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Susan Brum. (H.R. 424)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Anna Giffin, of the county of Wyoming, State of New York. (H.R. 425)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Catharine Fulton, of Washington county, Pennsylvania. (H.R. 338)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Ebenezer Conant, of the county of Jefferson, State of New York. (H.R. 239)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Betts, of the city of New York. (H.R. 335)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Calkins, the widow of Silas Winans. (H.R. 509)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Kreider Brunot, widow of Doctor Felix Brunot. (H.R. 339)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis Hutinack. (H.R. 341)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Frederick Hopkins, of the county of Chenango, in the State of New York. (H.R. 211)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Job Hawkins. (H.R. 247)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lois Mattison, of the county of Jefferson, State of New York. (H.R. 244)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Campbell, widow of John Campbell. (H.R. 299)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Segar, of Jefferson county, State of New York. (H.R. 337)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Patrick Kelly, senior, of the county of Indiana, State of Pennsylvania. (H.R. 210)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Polly Damron. (H.R. 340)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Rosannah Manning. (H.R. 549)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thankful Reynolds. (H.R. 508)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Mary Phelps, of the county of Genesee, State of New York. (H.R. 336)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seddon, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain John Patton. (H.R. 245)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seddon, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Lewis Laing. (H.R. 300)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seddon, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Wilfred Knott. (H.R. 441)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seddon, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Causey. (H.R. 440)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seddon, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William Gump. (H.R. 301)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Shenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs of Robert Fulton. (H.R. 149)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the establishment of a marine hospital at Memphis. (H.R. 500)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Francis Martin. (H.R. 150)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John E. Holland. (H.R. 63)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Starkweather, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Amos Bull. (H.R. 545)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Starkweather, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Paul De Garmo. (H.R. 544)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Starkweather, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a pension to Abraham Ausman. (H.R. 349)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sykes, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Benjamin Tatham, junior, Henry B. Tatham, and George N. Tatham. Whereas it is represented that Benjamin Tatham, junior, Henry B. Tatham, and George N. Tatham, citizens of Philadelphia, ... (H.R. 356)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sykes, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry M. Shreve, and to authorize the purchase of his patent. (H.R. 282)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Sykes, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Joshua Shaw. (H.R. 206)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Commander James McIntosh, of the United States navy. (H.R. 478)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of J. W. Simonton, J. Whitehead, and others, owners and proprietors of the island of Key West. (H.R. 521)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John L. Worden. (H.R. 330)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of W. P. S. Sanger and George F. de la Roche. (H.R. 280)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. Smith, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John G. McCloud, of Linn county, Iowa. (H.R. 172)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. T. Smith, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Wiley B. Parnell, of Blount county, Alabama. (H.R. 142)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Thomas Smith, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm an entry of land made by the administrator of James Anderson, deceased, of Iowa Territory. (H.R. 173)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Thomas Smith, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the final settlement of the accounts of John Spencer, late receiver of public moneys at Fort Wayne, Indiana. (H.R. 496)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Tibbatts, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Robert T. Norris. (H.R. 188)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Toombs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James B. Davenport. (H.R. 470)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Toombs, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas B. Scott, of Louisiana. (H.R. 471)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wood, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elizabeth Adams. (H.R. 480)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wood, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Henry La Reintree. (H.R. 482)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wood, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of Thomas Shields, deceased. (H.R. 331)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Wood, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Thomas N. Newell. (H.R. 481)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Yancey, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Eli Merrill. (H.R. 236)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Yancey, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the legal representatives of John Ruddle. (H.R. 377)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Yancey, from the Committee on Private Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act for the relief of the legal representatives of Therese Molette, widow of Gaspard Phiole.'' (H.R. 378)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Yancey, from the Committee on Public Land Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the heirs or legal representatives of Thomas Kelly. (H.R. 229)

Read, and committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Yell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Gad Humphreys and George Centre. (H.R. 198)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Amendments To be proposed, when in order, to joint resolution No. 5, concerning the Oregon territory, of which notice has been given. Mr. Dargan offered the following resolutions: (H.R. 5)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. A. Johnson, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To authorize every poor man in the United States, who is the head of a family, to enter one hundred and sixty acres of the public domain, ''without money and without price.'' (H.R. 319)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Abbott, from the Committee on the Militia, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate and enforce the more prompt transmission of returns of the militia, and for other purposes. (H.R. 327)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Defining the limits of the Indian territory west of the States of Arkansas and Missouri. (H.R. 490)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Benton, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To enable the President of the United States to hold a treaty with the Menomonie Indians, in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 108)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for certain defensive works of the United States for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six. (H.R. 92)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Burt, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To found a Military Asylum, for the relief and support of invalid soldiers of the army of the United States. (H.R. 290)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill More effectually to provide for the enforcement of certain provisions in the treaties of the United States. Whereas, in the treaty between the United States and his ... (H.R. 297)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. C. J. Ingersoll, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To carry into effect the convention between the United States and the republic of Peru, concluded at Lima the seventeenth day of March, in the year eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 109)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Caleb B. Smith, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for the payment of two instalments of the Mexican indemnities, provided for by the convention of thirtieth January, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 295)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Cathcart, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To confirm the sale of certain reservations. (H.R. 416)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Collamer, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize soldiers in the late war, to whom has been allotted bounty land unfit for cultivation, to surrender the same, and to relocate the same quantity. (H.R. 213)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. D. P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the erection of a monument to the memory of General Herkimer. (H.R. 469)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Daniel P. King, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the erection of a monument in memory of General Joseph Warren. (H.R. 176)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Daniel, from the Committee of Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of the legal representatives of James C. Watson, of Georgia. (H.R. 357)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Darragh, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to take preliminary measures for the construction of a dry dock at Philadelphia. (H.R. 124)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill Disaffirming all laws of the Territories of Iowa and Wisconsin granting banking privileges. (H.R. 439)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish the territorial government of Oregon. (H.R. 571)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Dromgoole, from the select committee, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the purchase of the manuscript papers of the late James Madison, former President of the United States. (H.R. 293)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. E. W. Hubard, from the Committee on the Militia, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the payment of the Iowa militia called into service in December, eighteen hundred and thirty-nine. (H.R. 446)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Foster, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for certain improvements in the Territory of Iowa. (H.R. 354)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Foster, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriation for the survey of the Des Moines river, in the Territory of Iowa. (H.R. 382)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Giles, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following amendments to bill H.R. No. 138: Amendments Proposed by the Committee on Commerce to the bill authorizing the erection of certain light-houses, and for other purposes. (H.R. 138)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Giles, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To remit the duties on certain goods destroyed by fire at the conflagration in the city of New York on the night of the nineteenth of July last. (H.R. 169)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the purchase of a site and the erection of a custom-house at Eastport, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 399)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the removal of the collector's office for the collection district of Bristol and Warren, in the State of Rhode Island, from Bristol to Warren. (H.R. 431)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Grinnell, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Supplementary to ''An act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen,'' and for other purposes. (H.R. 385)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting a quarter section of land to each officer, non-commissioned officer, private, and musician of the volunteer force called for and received into the service of the United ... (H.R. 498)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the President of the United States, under certain contingencies therein named, to accept the services of volunteers, and for other purposes. (H.R. 145)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide certain military tactics for the use of the volunteers authorized to be called into the service of the United States by the act approved thirteenth May, eighteen ... (H.R. 451)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Haralson, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To raise for a limited time an additional military force, and for other purposes. (H.R. 576)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hopkins, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the act approved the third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five, entitled ''An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit the use and prevent the ... (H.R. 435)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hopkins, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the nineteenth section of the act passed the third of March, eighteen hundred and forty-five, entitled ''An act to reduce the rates of postage, to limit ... (H.R. 434)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hopkins, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish certain post routes. (H.R. 531)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Hough proposed the following amendment as a substitute to the bill (H.R. No. 5) to establish the Smithsonian institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. Amendment: Strike out the preamble and bill, and insert: James Smithson, esquire, of ... (H.R. 5)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To reduce into one act the several acts concerning navy pensions, and to repeal certain acts in relation thereto. (H.R. 263)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. I. E. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the appointments and promotions of officers in the United States revenue marine, and for other purposes. (H.R. 90)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. A. Black, from the Committee on the Militia, reported the following bill: A Bill More effectually to provide for the national defence, by organizing and classifying the militia of the United States; and providing for calling the same into the service of the ... (H.R. 147)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. A. Black, from the Committee on the Militia, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the establishment of national foundries. (H.R. 199)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. B. Hunt, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To grant a certain quantity of land to aid in the improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin rivers, and to connect the same by a canal, in Territory the Wisconsin. (H.R. 374)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. P. Martin, from the Committee on Mileage, reported the following bill: A Bill Relative to mileage of members of Congress. (H.R. 246)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. R. Ingersoll, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To abolish public executions in capital cases. (H.R. 127)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. J. R. Ingersoll, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To abolish the use of certain oaths at the custom-houses of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 126)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Jacob Thompson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To protect the Cherokee Indians from domestic strife, and for other purposes. (H.R. 456)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Jacob Thompson, from the Committee on Indian Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal an act entitled ''An act for the relief of the Stockbridge tribe of Indians in the Territory of Wisconsin,'' approved March third, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 321)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. James B. Hunt, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish an additional land office in Iowa. (H.R. 445)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. John Quincy Adams proposed the following amendment to the bill (H.R. No. 5) to establish the Smithsonian institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men. Amendment: Strike out the preamble, and all except the enacting clause, and insert: (H.R. 5)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Levin, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish a dry-dock at the navy-yard in the city of Philadelphia. (H.R. 216)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Lumpkin, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill For dividing the State of Georgia into two judicial districts, and organizing and establishing an additional district court of the United States, with circuit court powers and ... (H.R. 443)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to test Seth Land's improved paddle wheel for ocean steamers. (H.R. 501)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to test the utility of Dr. Earle's process for the preservation of canvass and cordage. (H.R. 421)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the forward officers of the late exploring expedition. (H.R. 422)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Maclay, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the officers and crew of the United States steam-frigate Missouri. (H.R. 420)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Marsh, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Elisha H. Holmes. (H.R. 164)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Marsu, from the Committee on Patents, reported the following bill: A Bill In addition to and amendment of the several acts to promote the progress of the useful arts. (H.R. 442)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Concerning certain collection districts, and for other purposes. (H.R. 306)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Concerning the custom-house at Castine, in the State of Maine. (H.R. 308)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Directing the conditional transfer of the stock held by the United States in the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Company to the said company. (H.R. 464)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill For the continuation of the public works at Bridgeport, Connecticut. (H.R. 170)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Relating to the collection district of New Orleans, and for other purposes. (H.R. 309)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Relative to collectors and other officers of the customs. (H.R. 128)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To re-establish the collection district of Brunswick, in the State of Georgia. (H.R. 386)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the citizens of the town of Jefferson, in the State of Alabama. (H.R. 372)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the relinquishment of the sixteenth section, in certain cases, and the selection of other lands in lieu thereof. (H.R. 212)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To cede certain lands in the State of Tennessee to that State, and for other purposes. (H.R. 140)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To repeal a part of the act entitled ''An act supplementary to the several laws for the sale of the public lands,'' approved fifth April, eighteen hundred and thirty-two, and for ... (H.R. 141)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McClernand, from the Committee on the Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To equalize the compensation of the surveyors general of the public lands of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 373)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McConnell, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To grant the head of a family, man, maid, or widow, a homestead, not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres. (H.R. 294)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for certain fortifications of the United States for the year ending on the thirtieth of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 47)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the various Indian tribes, for the year ending ... (H.R. 48)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the naval service, for the year ending on the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 51)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of the army, for the year ending on the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 49)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the support of volunteers and other troops authorized to be employed in the prosecution of the war with Mexico, during the year ending the thirtieth June, ... (H.R. 491)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Reducing the duty on imports, and for other purposes. (H.R. 384)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Regulating the appointment of clerks in the executive departments, and for other purposes. (H.R. 532)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To continue in the public service for a limited time the officers and persons therein referred to, and for other purposes. (H.R. 516)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. McKay, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for certain objects made for the service of the fiscal year ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen hundred and forty-six. (H.R. 179)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Miller, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of the Alabama, Florida, and Georgia Railroad Company. (H.R. 522)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Morgan L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To quiet certain titles to land in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 407)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Morris, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of the widow and heirs of John B. Chaudonia. (H.R. 433)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Niven, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for the commencement of defensive works on Dauphin island, in Mobile bay. (H.R. 324)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Niven, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Relating to the Military Academy at West Point. (H.R. 444)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Payne, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend and continue in force the act to incorporate the inhabitants of the city of Washington. (H.R. 310)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Price, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To continue in force an act making an appropriation for the payment of horses lost by the Missouri volunteers in the Florida war. (H.R. 133)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. R. Chapman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To relinquish to the State of Alabama the interest of the United States in the canal and works constructed at the Muscle and Colbert's shoals, in the Tennessee river; and to grant to said State, to ... (H.R. 379)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. R. Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for completing the Cumberland road in the States of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and to Jefferson city, in Missouri. (H.R. 205)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. R. Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the continuation of the Cumberland road in the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. (H.R. 46)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. R. Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the preservation of a bridge across White river, on the Cumberland road, in the State of Indiana. (H.R. 281)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Ramsey, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the commencement of fortifications at Sackett's Harbor, New York. (H.R. 323)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Ramsey, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the commencement of fortifications of New Bedford, Massachusetts. (H.R. 262)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Ramsey, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for the commencement of defensive works at or near the mouth of Genesee river, upon lake Ontario. (H.R. 291)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Creating the office of Assistant Secretary of State, and for other purposes. (H.R. 376)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Providing for a more perfect organization of the Treasury Department. (H.R. 311)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill Relative to, and increasing the duties of, the Attorney General. (H.R. 375)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To regulate the proceedings in the circuit and district courts of the United States, and for other purposes. (H.R. 174)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Rathbun, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill To reorganize the Navy Department, and for other purposes. (H.R. 426)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill Granting to the States of Missouri and Arkansas certain alternate sections of land in and near the New Madrid and St. Francois river swamps, for the purpose of reclaiming said lands, ... (H.R. 97)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Relfe, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the President of the United States to remove the land office from Jackson, Missouri, to some place more central and convenient in said district. (H.R. 21)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Relief, from the Committee on Public Lands, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the sale of the mineral lands south of Lake Superior, in the State of Michigan and Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 409)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill For surveying and constructing a military road from Fort Howard, in the Territory of Wisconsin, to Fort Wilkins,in the State of Michigan. (H.R. 447)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Robert Smith, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for a survey of the Upper Missouri, Columbia, and Clark's rivers, and the North Pass across the Rocky mountains. (H.R. 513)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Robert Smith, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To provide for the publication of the laws of the United States in the several States and Territories, and for other purposes. (H.R. 427)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. S. D. Hubbard, from the Committee on the Militia, reported the following bill: A Bill To aid and encourage the States, respectively, to raise and organize and officer a legionary corps within each of the same, and for other purposes. (H.R. 328)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Simpson, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for warehousing imports. (H.R. 275)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Stanton from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act renewing certain naval pensions for the term of five years.'' (H.R. 151)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the construction of floating dry docks at Philadelphia and Pensacola. (H.R. 418)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Stanton, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act making appropriations for the civil and diplomatic expenses of the government for the year ending the thirtieth June, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 152)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For applying Espy's ventilator to the hall of the House of Representatives and to the Senate Chamber. (H.R. 355)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Captain John Ericsson. (H.R. 148)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to reorganize the Navy Department,'' approved August thirty-first, eighteen hundred and forty-two. (H.R. 271)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize and require the Secretary of the Navy to enter into certain contracts for the transportation of the United States mail in ocean steamers. (H.R. 458)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. B. King, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the construction of twelve iron war steamers, and one iron frigate. (H.R. 448)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. T. Smith, from the Committee on Public Lands, introduced the following amendatory bill: A Bill To grant the right of pre-emption to actual settlers on the lands acquired by treaty from the Miami Indians in Indiana. (H.R. 235)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thomasson, from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reported the following bill: A Bill Regulating the rates of postage. (H.R. 514)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Thurman, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bill: A Bill In relation to the payment of claims. (H.R. 459)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbats, from the select committee, reported the following bill: A Bill For the benefit of the blind. (H.R. 430)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbatts offered the following amendments, to be proposed, when in order, to the bill (H.R. 556) concerning the increase of pay to the army of the United States. A Bill To increase the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates of the army of ... (H.R. 556)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbatts, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for a survey of the bay of Mobile, in the State of Alabama. (H.R. 361)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbatts, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Making an appropriation for the improvement of Newark bay. (H.R. 139)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Tibbatts, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend an act entitled ''An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam,'' approved July seventh, ... (H.R. 305)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Washington Hunt, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To extend the provisions of the act of June seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-four, entitled ''An act concerning conveyances or devises of places of public ... (H.R. 453)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. William W. Campbell, from the Select Committee on the revision of the consular system, reported the following bill: A Bill To revise the consular system of the United States. (H.R. 489)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Williams, from the Committee on Roads and Canals, reported the following bill: A Bill To aid in the construction of certain roads in the Territory of Wisconsin. (H.R. 163)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Wood, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill Authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to purchase McClintock's mortising and tennoning machine, for the use of the navy. (H.R. 438)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Yell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To establish an armory at Fort Massac, in the State of Illinois. (H.R. 325)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. Mr. Yell, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the establishment of national foundries. (H.R. 197)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Bell, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of heirs of William Evans. (H.R. 96)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Brodhead, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of James Hillman. (H.R. 94)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Dromgoole, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill Amendatory of the act entitled ''An act to provide for liquidating and paying certain claims of the State of Virginia,'' approved July fifth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. (H.R. 91)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Holmes, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill To enable the Secretary of the Navy to purchase the right of using Mix's patent manger stopper. (H.R. 93)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. J. Johnson, from the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, reported the following bill: A Bill To authorize the payment of seven years' half pay of a lieutenant, due on account of the death of Lieutenant Jonathan Dye, an officer in the Virginia continental line, and who was killed ... (H.R. 110)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Seaman, from the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of Daniel Ingalls. (H.R. 95)

Read, and committed to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. Mr. McHenry, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To incorporate the Washington Mutual Fire Insurance Company. (H.R. 243)

Read, and laid upon the Speaker's table. Mr. Hunter, from the Committee for the District of Columbia, reported the following bill: A Bill To amend the acts concerning the penitentiary in the District of Columbia. (H.R. 452)

Read, and laid upon the Speaker's table. Mr. McClelland, from the Committee on Commerce, reported the following bill: A Bill Extending the privileges granted by the seventh section of the act of March three, eighteen hundred and forty-five, to the town of Whitehall, in the State of New York. (H.R. 387)

Read, and laid upon the Speaker's table. Mr. Winthrop, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported the following bill: A Bill To provide for the distribution of the edition of the Laws and Treaties of the United States published by Little and Brown, under the provisions of the resolution of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 457)

Read, and made the special order for Monday next. Mr. Douglass, from the Committee on the Territories, reported the following bill: A Bill For the admission of the State of Iowa into the Union. Whereas the people of the Territory of Iowa did, on the eighteenth day of May, anno Domini eighteen hundred and forty-six, by a convention of delegates ... (H.R. 557)

Read, and passed to a second reading. An Act Making appropriations for certain defensive works of the United States for the fiscal year ending the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven. (H.R. 92)

Read, and passed to a second reading. An Act To provide for the distribution of the edition of the Laws and Treaties of the United States published by Little and Brown, under the provisions of the resolution of Congress approved March third, eighteen hundred and forty-five, and for other purposes. (H.R. 457)

Read, and passed to a second reading. Read second time, and referred to the Committee on Territories. An Act To protect the rights of American citizens in the territory of the United States west of the Rocky mountains, and for other purposes. (H.R. 7)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. R. Smith, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To create the city of Alton a port of delivery. (H.R. 81)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Seaman, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill For the relief of John Chasseaud, the late consul of the United States for Syria and Palestine. (H.R. 233)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Tibbatts, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Making appropriations for the improvement of the harbor at Cincinnati, and the construction of a channel way between the same and the cities of Covington and Newport, to render the more accessible the military depot, and for the protection ... (H.R. 100)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Mr. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To establish the warehousing system, to lessen and equalize the burdens of taxation, and for other purposes. (H.R. 241)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Mr. McClernand, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To establish an armory and foundry at Fort Massac, on the Ohio river. (H.R. 102)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Private Land Claims. Mr. Gentry, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend an act approved February twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and forty-three, entitled ''An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the relief of George Mayfield,' '' approved July twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ... (H.R. 3)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. J. Thompson, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To quiet land titles in certain cases. (H.R. 101)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Joseph J. McDowell, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Further to extend the time for locating Virginia military land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the General Land Office. (H.R. 454)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Kennedy, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To attach to the Fort Wayne land district certain tracts of lands lying within the limits of that district which are not now attached to any district. (H.R. 80)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. M. L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To amend the act entitled ''An act to grant a quantity of land to the Territory of Wisconsin, for the purpose of aiding in opening a canal to connect the waters of Lake Michigan with those of Rock river.'' (H.R. 237)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Public Lands. Mr. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To cede the public lands within the limits of the new States, on certain conditions therein mentioned. (H.R. 64)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. Henley, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To remove obstructions to the navigation of the Falls of the Ohio. (H.R. 383)

Read, and referred to the Committee on Roads and Canals. Mr. Wentworth, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill Granting a quality of land to the State of Illinois, to aid in the completion of the Illinois and Michigan canal. (H.R. 72)

Read, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Rathbun, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To regulate the times of holding the courts of the United States in the northern and southern districts of New York, and for other purposes. (H.R. 70)

Read, and referred to the Committee on the Territories. Mr. M. L. Martin, on leave, introduced the following bill: A Bill To enable the people of Wisconsin Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union. (H.R. 105)

Read, and. committed to a Committee of the Whole House to-morrow. Mr. Schenck, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, reported the following bill: A Bill For the relief of William T. Walthall. (H.R. 504)